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Bernd Ehle joins the SCAI Arbitration Court as of 1 June 2020

22 May 2020

LALIVE partner Bernd Ehle has been appointed as member of the Arbitration Court of the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution (SCAI), which administers arbitrations under the […]

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Swiss Federal Supreme Court reasserts contractors’ duty to advance costs for defects repaired by owners

14 May 2020

LALIVE successfully defended an award obtained in arbitration proceedings under the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration in a CHF 80 million dispute between a contractor […]

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Noradèle Radjai and Augustin Barrier contribute to the second edition of Gas and LNG Price Arbitrations

8 May 2020

LALIVE partner Noradèle Radjai and associate Augustin Barrier have contributed to the second edition of Gas and LNG Price Arbitrations (2020, Globe Law and Business), […]

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Legal 500: LALIVE remains the leading arbitration firm for Switzerland

7 May 2020

In 2020, LALIVE continues to be recognized by The Legal 500 for its stellar practice in international commercial arbitration and investment treaty arbitration. The firm […]

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LALIVE litigation team again highly ranked by The Legal 500

7 May 2020

This year, LALIVE’s top tier Litigation team has seen eight of its partners in Geneva and Zurich recommended for litigation, banking and finance and private […]

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LALIVE associate Deborah Hondius elected in the Women’s White Collar Defense Association

7 May 2020

LALIVE associate Deborah Hondius has been elected as the new Swiss Chapter Secretary of the Women’s White Collar Defense Association (WWCDA). The association promotes the […]

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Press coverage: Marc Henzelin interview on the case of the Geneva executive council expense accounts

7 May 2020

RTS: La justice classe l’affaire des notes de frais de l’exécutif genevois : interview de Marc Henzelin, avocat, 28 April 2020

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LALIVE Covid-19-related policy and business continuity plan

20 March 2020

Our priorities are to act responsibly vis-à-vis our community, to keep our employees and our clients safe and to ensure continuity in the provision of […]

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Sandrine Giroud wins the Client Choice Awards 2020 for Asset Recovery in Switzerland

5 March 2020

We are delighted to announce that LALIVE partner Sandrine Giroud has been awarded the Asset Recovery Client Choice Award 2020 for Switzerland by ILO. The […]

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Thomas Widmer appointed as Innosuisse Special coach in licensing, alliances and M&A

24 February 2020

Thomas Widmer, Counsel at LALIVE, has been appointed as Special Coach in licensing, alliances and M&A by Innosuisse, the Swiss Innovation Agency. Innosuisse promotes science-based […]

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LALIVE wins the Arbitration and Asset Recovery Who’s Who Legal Switzerland Awards 2020

19 February 2020

We are proud to announce that the firm has been chosen as Firm of the Year in two categories of the Who’s Who Legal Switzerland […]

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Domitille Baizeau appointed to the Governing Board of ICCA – the International Council for Commercial Arbitration

4 February 2020

LALIVE partner Domitille Baizeau has been elected onto the Governing Board of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) for a four-year term starting on […]

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The Swiss Federal Supreme Court partially annuls final award on the ground of ultra petita (Article 190 al. 2 lit. c PILA)

30 January 2020

LALIVE has successfully challenged an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) award and obtained a partial annulment of the award. This decision is a rare instance […]

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MELISSA MAGLIANA ELECTED TO THE ARBITRATION COURT OF SCAI

21 January 2020

LALIVE partner Melissa Magliana has been appointed a member of the Arbitration Court of the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution (SCAI), which administers the Swiss Rules of International […]

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Promotion to Counsel

20 January 2020

The firm is delighted to announce the promotion of Tino Schneider to Counsel of the firm, as of 1 January 2020. Tino Schneider joined the […]

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SWISS FEDERAL SUPREME COURT CONFIRMS FINAL AWARDS IN CRIMEA CASES

17 January 2020

LALIVE recently secured another victory for Ukrainian oil and gas companies Ukrnafta, Stabil and related companies in two separate setting-aside proceedings initiated by the Russian […]

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Press Coverage: Daniel Buhr analyses the importance of whistleblower protection as an integral part of risk management in companies

16 January 2020

NZZ: Whistleblower als Teil des Risikomanagements, 16 January 2020

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LALIVE recruits Thomas Brown as first-ever CEO to drive future growth

13 January 2020

Thomas Brown brings over 30-years’ legal sector experience, including as regional Managing Partner at a leading international law firm LALIVE has recruited Thomas Brown as […]

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Joachim Knoll designated by Germany to serve on ICSID Panel of Conciliators

8 January 2020

LALIVE partner Joachim Knoll has been designated to serve on ICSID’s Panel of Conciliators by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, for a […]

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Who’s Who Legal recognises 23 LALIVE practitioners in its Arbitration and Litigation guides

18 December 2019

The newly released Who’s Who Legal Arbitration and Litigation guides have recognised 15 LALIVE partners (Michael Schneider, Teresa Giovannini, Matthias Scherer, Veijo Heiskanen, Domitille Baizeau, […]

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